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Dr. Chavira

The Hearing Place provides Spanish speaking care

A chain of northern Colorado hearing and audiology doctors will likely sound a little better to its Spanish speaking customers with the addition of new audiologist Dr. Mariela Chavira, Chavira …
Members of the Douglas County School Board discuss trust and air differences in a Feb. 4 meeting. Board directors voted 5-2 on Sept. 27 to waive a previously set deadline for Superintendent Erin Kane to recommend changes to the equity policy, allowing her to create an implementation plan this year.

DCSD to engage community on equity policy

In a split vote, the Douglas County Board of Education directed the superintendent to compile recommendations to change the equity policy and present them in March. During the Sept. 27 meeting, …
The Douglas County School Board chose not to adopt two proposed policy changes that would have required a supermajority vote for policy changes and adoptions, as well as adding language to limit the district's financial support to public schools.

Douglas County School Board shoots down proposed policy changes

A proposal to require a supermajority of Douglas County school board members to approve or amend district policies failed to gain board approval.
Brighton police Cmdr. Frank Acosta's last badge was on display outside of his funeral Sept. 29 at Henderson's Orchard Church.

Brighton police commander remembered for love of life, sense of humor

Brighton Deputy Police Chief Matt Dominico took a minute to recall something his daughter said shortly after the death of Cmdr. Frank Acosta. Acosta died suddenly Sept. 23. He was 56. “I …

Parker Mayor Jeff Toborg

Parker mayor recovering from heart attack

Jeff Toborg, the mayor of Parker, announced Thursday that he’s recovering from a heart attack. 
Education

Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent …
Adams City High School

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials …
Brighton High School Cheerleaders.

Brighton High School homecoming by parade, by royalty, by football

Brighton High School celebrated homecoming week with a parade and the theme “Here’s to the Good Years” from Oct 16 to 21. The students and teachers celebrated Spirit Week by …
Here's one happy Tiger -- the Kearney Middle School mascot, too -- in attendance at this year's Adams City High School homecoming parade Sept. 17.

Photo gallery: Adams City celebrates homecoming by parade, by football win

After Adams City High School's homecoming parade Sept,. 17, the crowds ventured to the school for the Eagles' 34-18 football win over Skyview High School. ACHS scored 23 unanswered points in the …

Sophomore royalty nominees Memphis Sherman, right, and Michelle Ramirez enter the Five Star North Stadium field at halftime during Mountain Range homecoming game Sept. 16. MRHS won the football game 13-7 over Grand Junction.

Photo gallery: Mountain Range celebrates homecoming

Business
Blush Out West, one of over 60 vendors at The Emporium, offers women’s clothing and home goods with a Western vibe.

Emporium marks milestone

Mike Slattery is eager to celebrate a Castle Rock destination that he loves with the community that has supported it for a decade. On Oct. 1, The Emporium will mark its 10th anniversary with free …
Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
The cafe offers an elevated take on PB&J sandwiches. The Banana Fo’fana is stuffed with bananas Foster jam, fresh sliced bananas, crisp bacon and creamy peanut butter.

Business Corner: Littleton Eatery finding its footing

Tucked behind a car dealership on South Broadway, first-time restaurateur Gene Hill is ushering a Littleton cafe through an “identity crisis.”  Originally billed as Brad B Jammin’ PB&J …
The Dawson Trails development, outlined in blue, proposes more than 5,800 housing units and 3.2 million square feet of commercial space. As part of the proposal, Castle Rock would offer a $10 million incentive for a Costco and the developer of Dawson Trails will pay for road work and a new fire station.

Castle Rock partners with Dawson Trails for Costco, Crystal Valley Interchange

Castle Rock finalized the details to allow the construction of the Dawson Ridge development, which includes the Crystal Valley Interchange and a Costco.  Town Council approved a number of …

Hodges asks for extra city planner in Fort Lupton

Fort Lupton Planning Director Todd Hodges is seeing more business coming through his doors.                 …
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